scull

(redirected from sculled)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

scull

1. a single oar moved from side to side over the stern of a boat to propel it
2. one of a pair of short-handled oars, both of which are pulled by one oarsman, esp in a racing shell
3. a racing shell propelled by an oarsman or oarsmen pulling two oars
4. a race between racing shells, each propelled by one, two, or four oarsmen pulling two oars
References in classic literature ?
said Raffles (who must needs come and see me there), lying back in the boat while I sculled and steered.
His lids fell, he took up the paper he had dropped, and I sculled the length of the old red wall of Hampton Court before he spoke again.